springal


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springal

(ˈsprɪŋɡəl)
n
archaic a young man
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answered Prince John; ``this same springal, who conceals his name, and despises our proffered hospitality, hath already gained one prize, and may now afford to let others have their turn.
But this entirely ignores the existence of the word vernal, which appears to have the -al suffix and, in semantic terms, seems to serve exactly as * springal would if it existed.
Anderson WAC, Castle L, Scotter MJ, Massey RC, Springal C.